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September 11, 2003 - Industry News

TMS Signs Software Agreement With CarrierPoint

Third-party logistics provider Traffic Management Services Inc. (TMS), Alma, Mich., has agreed to use CarrierPoint -- the logistics software suite -- from TransCore's Commercial Services Group

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Clear Sailing for Yellow, Roadway Merger?

Analysts say they expect the Department of Justice to approve Yellow Corp.'s $966-million acquisition of Roadway Corp.-- despite concerns that it would leave only two big firms in the less-than-truckload (LTL) shipping industry

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

OrderPro to Acquire Trucking Firm

OrderPro Logistics has signed a letter of intent to acquire a trucking company based in Indianapolis with local warehousing, consolidation and distribution operations

September 11, 2003 - Industry News

Eaton Transmission Division Realigned

Eaton Corp., Kalamazoo, Mich., says its Heavy Duty Transmission Division will be realigned in moves designed to accelerate growth and respond more quickly to customer needs

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

RUAN Releases Security White Paper

On the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, the transportation industry continues to recognize the vital role freight carriers play in maintaining the integrity of freight

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

New National Motor Freight Classification On the Way

SMC³, Peachtree City, Ga., has announced that the National Motor Freight Traffic Assn. will issue Version 100-AD of the popular National Motor Freight Classificatio

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

PeopleNet Adds 37 Fleet Customers

Satellite tracking and mobile communications provider PeopleNet, Chaska, Minn., announced record growth for the 15th consecutive quarter and the signing of 37 new fleet customers

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

Werner Enterprises Implements Opts for TeaLeaf

TeaLeaf Technology, San Fancisco, Calif., has welcomed major truckload carrier Werner Enterprises to its growing list of customers

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

Big Lots Picks G-Log

Global logistics and transportation software provider G-Log, Shelton, Conn., announced that closeout retailer Big Lots with 1,350-plus retail stores in 46 states, has selected the G-Lo

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

Economists: Trucking Industry on the Upswing

Economic analysts are seeing the beginnings of improvement in the trucking industry, in contrast with similar signs last year that failed to materialize

Tags: Economy

September 10, 2003 - Industry News

Mack Trucks Shuts Down Plant for 2 Weeks

Mack Trucks has called for a two-week shutdown at its assembly plant in Allentown, Pa., idling about 800 workers

September 9, 2003 - Industry News

Peterbilt Extends PM Programs for Pre-owned Trucks

New options of Peterbilt Red Oval TruckCare Preventive Maintenance programs are now available for pre-owned truck customers, according to Peterbilt Motors Co

September 9, 2003 - Industry News

Dana Plans $6-Million R&D Center Expansion

Dana Corp. announced plans Tuesday for a $6-million expansion of its heavy vehicle research and development center in Kalamazoo, Mich.

September 9, 2003 - Industry News

Manhattan Integrates Warehouse, Transportation Solutions

Supply chain systems provider Manhattan Associates Inc., Atlanta, Ga., announced that the company’s transportation management systems and warehouse management systems have been fully integrated

September 9, 2003 - Industry News

Dana Comments on FTC’s Antitrust Probe

Dana Corp. issued a statement this week maintaining there are "serious antitrust issues" in ArvinMeritor’s unsolicited tender offer to acquire Dana

September 8, 2003 - Industry News

Miller Transfer Takes on Heavy Responsibilities – Quite Literally

A Miller Transfer & Rigging Co. driver recently loaded a 27-foot long, 12-foot-wide, 150,000-pound automotive press component onto one of the company's 13-axle trailers at the manufacturer in Lansing, Mich. Pulled by a Kenworth T800, the load arrived a few days later in Lordstown, Ohio, for installation in a giant press at the General Motors factory. All in a couple of days' work for Miller Transfer

September 8, 2003 - Industry News

TransMex Adds Service at El Paso and Nogales Gateways

OrderPro Logistics, Tucson, Ariz., has announced that its subsidiary, TransMex Logistics Inc., has introduced two new geographic service area

Tags: Intermodal

September 8, 2003 - Industry News

Western Star Trucks Adds 6 New Locations

Western Star Trucks has added six new locations to the company's growing dealer network

September 8, 2003 - Industry News

RSPA Increases Hazmat Fines

Effective at the end of the month, the Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA) has increased the maximum civil penalty from $27,500 to $32,500

September 8, 2003 - Industry News

TSA Postpones Hazmat Background Checks

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) says the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has notified the American Assn. of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)

September 7, 2003 - Industry News

Tailwind Integrates With Popular Software

Tailwind Management Systems Inc., Point Roberts, Wash., has completed integration with QuickBooks accounting, ProMiles Fuel Tax and Crystal Decisions' Crystal Reports software

September 5, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Wins Appeal on Money-Back Guarantee Suit

Federal Express Corp. said Friday it won its appeal of an earlier decision handed down by a federal district court in San Diego. As a result,

September 5, 2003 - Industry News

Dana Outsourcing Axle Parts' Facilities to Sypris

Dana Corp. has signed a letter of understanding to sell certain production assets of Dana’s Heavy Vehicle Technologies and Systems Group to Sypris Solutions Inc.

September 5, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Hosting Audio Conference on Freight Charges

"Freight Charges: How to Collect Them and How to Keep Them," is the topic of the Truckload Carriers Assn.’s (TCA) audio conference, scheduled Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m

September 5, 2003 - Industry News

FedEx Freight Offers Money-Back Guarantee

FedEx Corp. has announced it will provide less-than-truckload freight (LTL) shippers the same type of money-back guaranteed delivery service long offered by FedEx Express and FedEx Ground.

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